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  1. I made a couple thousand just like that.

    I made a couple thousand just like that.
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    Just put one on. 76”. Really works great but at...

    Just put one on. 76”. Really works great but at the highest pitch setting I can still over speed it.

    Jim
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    I used them to overhaul the planetary gears for...

    I used them to overhaul the planetary gears for two geared 0-435s for a Super Widgeon. No problems at all but that was some time ago and before their flood.

    Jim
  4. Great presentation Doug. Maybe next year I will...

    Great presentation Doug. Maybe next year I will try it again, but again on floats. After two trips up there the weather is always great just before you arrive or after you have left. It was easy on...
  5. Thread: Axles?

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    The Wag Aero axle has a 1 1/2 x 12 thread which...

    The Wag Aero axle has a 1 1/2 x 12 thread which is way too coarse for fine bearing adjustment. You need 16 threads per inch. I have to make my own axle nuts since some genius at Taylorcraft made my...
  6. Thread: Tundra tires

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    Tundra tires

    What is everybody using on light planes like PA11s, Rans S7s, etc. How do Desser 8:50/6 work compared to 26 Airstreaks?
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    Ehh, I found the STC and it covers 1420 and...

    Ehh,

    I found the STC and it covers 1420 and 1500s. I have drawings for 1500s so it would require a title block change. If you do buy those floats, I can send you dimensions for the bottom belly...
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    During the late 70s and all through the 80s I...

    During the late 70s and all through the 80s I made a lot of sky dives in Florida. Planes came in at night to the drop zones but were gone by morning. I knew a guy who had to over fly Florida due to...
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    The rigging for the 1500 straights and amphib was...

    The rigging for the 1500 straights and amphib was the same. I should have drawings for both but they are plan and side views and BOM but no rigging dimensions.

    Jim
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    You will not get anything from Basler unless you...

    You will not get anything from Basler unless you want to buy the whole product line for $500,000. I know from experience. There should be a copy of the STC from some one on here. I may have one for...
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    Yep, I got those floats on. Been to the end of N....

    Yep, I got those floats on. Been to the end of N. America twice with them. Putting them on for the season in a couple of weeks. 95mph on floats and off the water in 10 sec. Thanks again Dave.

    Jim
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    Glenn, Talked to him just now. I can fix him...

    Glenn,

    Talked to him just now. I can fix him up.

    Jim
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    I was in and out of the seaplane base at Wabush a...

    I was in and out of the seaplane base at Wabush a few times in the last few years. I guess they are closed now. To bad.

    Jim
  14. Thread: Oil Screen

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    No blast tube. Oil temp got high at full power...

    No blast tube. Oil temp got high at full power and low air speed. That is always a problem a problem because the unlimited air show routines are all vertical torquing manures at full throttle. You...
  15. Thread: Oil Screen

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    Oil temp went up but pressure remained the same. ...

    Oil temp went up but pressure remained the same.

    Jim
  16. Thread: Oil Screen

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    I have used the B&C filter adapters on a Pitts...

    I have used the B&C filter adapters on a Pitts and two Extras and now on my Tcraft. They replace the pressure side oil screen on the accessory case and require a veritherm if using an oil cooler....
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    My little Dynon horizon and my 396 makes me IFR...

    My little Dynon horizon and my 396 makes me IFR capable in my Tcraft. I have had to prove it many times.

    Jim
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    Empty weight approx. 990 on wheels, approx. 1230...

    Empty weight approx. 990 on wheels, approx. 1230 on floats. 24 gals is fine for around here on wheels/skis. When I go to the far north on floats, I carry an additional 12 gals. in jugs in the float...
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    My F21 has 12 gals in the nose and 6 gal wing...

    My F21 has 12 gals in the nose and 6 gal wing tanks. 24 total at 6.5 gph. I use a 72/50 for wheels/skis an 76/42 for floats. The motor is a stock 0-235 L2C with new ported and flow matched cylinders....
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    My Tcraft F21 is on TrickAir skis and then...

    My Tcraft F21 is on TrickAir skis and then Baumann 1500A floats. It is a great performer and on floats will pick up quite a bit of weight. Off the water in 10-12 secs. 95 mph on floats and 110 on...
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    Mine is a F21 and has straight 1.5” axles....

    Mine is a F21 and has straight 1.5” axles. Unfortunately the thread is 1.5”-18 which is of course a freak that I have had to custom made the nuts for. Oh yes. TrickAir skis.

    Jim
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    Where is that? Jim

    Where is that?

    Jim
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    Had my skis on for one day and took them off...

    Had my skis on for one day and took them off today. A day of ski flying and now it’s gone. Love those TrickAirs. 15 min on and off.

    Jim
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    I have had Hooker 5 point harnesses in 4...

    I have had Hooker 5 point harnesses in 4 airplanes with one of them being certified. Hooker can fix you up.

    Jim
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    I’m coming to Springfield and will use pavement....

    I’m coming to Springfield and will use pavement.

    Jim
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